CHALLENGES IN UPHOLDING THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN NIGERIA
The Nigerian Bar Association (Lagos Branch) in collaboration with the Social Work in Nigeria Project (SWIN-P), the Nigerian Association of Social Work Educators (NASWE) and the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) invites you to a two day conference scheduled for July 14 to 15, 2011.
The conference is a cross-disciplinary forum for researchers, policymakers and practitioners to address the problems facing women and children in Nigeria. The resulting conversations will weave between theoretical, empirical research, social, psychological and economic issues to construct an interdisciplinary dialogue on challenges in upholding the rights of women and children in Nigeria.
Prof Denis Ugwuegbu, Director of Social Economic Research and Consultancy, USA
Prof. Ifeoma Enemuo, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
Prof. Obiora Okafor, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, Canada
Prof. Uzo Anucha, School of Social Work, York University, Canada
Prof Sola Olawu, Department of Psychology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
In addition to plenary presentations, the conference will include presentations by practitioners, policy makers and researchers. We invite you to respond to the conference Call-for-Papers by submitting a 250 word abstract on the conference website.
The deadline for the first call for papers (a title and short abstract) is: May 31, 2011 with notification of acceptance by June 7, 2011. The deadline for the next round in the call for papers is: June 7, 2011 with notification of acceptance by June 14, 2011.
Full details of the conference, including an online proposal submission form, may be found at the conference website: http://www.nbailcwc.org
The Nigerian Bar Asociation (NBA) Lagos Branch
3, Tony Ogene Jode Street
Off Omorinre Johnson Street
Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase I, Lagos
Phone Number: 08094208079, 08094208078, 07029352522
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